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Managing Real Estate Broker - Remax Nova
Everything & anything real estate related. Merv's Real Estate Rant Occupation: Real Estate Agent & Associate broker Location: Halifax Regional Municipality : Nova Scotia : Canada About Me Merv Edinger, being a technician with the Air Force, was posted to Shearwater in 1992, took one look at the ocean and decided he was home. Having taken the FRP in 1993, Merv decided that being a people person, sales was a natural fit in his next career move. He has been happily welcoming Nova Scotians home for over 17 years now. Merv now leads a group of successful sales professionals who pride themselves on the client service that they provide. Their goal is for you to appreciate their hard work & service so much so that you will refer them to your friends & family. Their is no greater compliment than a referral from a client. Interests Hockey real estate sales marketing social media volkswagon classic beetles investing
RECENT BLOG POSTS
Wow! A 10% commission would be fantastic. We get between $1 ( yes $1!! )-6%, divide that by 2 ( between the listing & the buying agents ); some brokerages take as much as 50% for new agents for their split; then an additional "head office fee of 5%; out of which the listing agent is still respons...
02/10/2012
We are very excited & proud to announce that REMAX nova has just been awarded the   REMAX Ontario-Atlantic                                                                   "Broker/Owner of the Year Award" This caps off what was an exciting year for our company in 2011, but it is also a great way...
02/09/2012
A few added things to spruce up your home on the exterior: power wash any mildew off your home & deck Make sure your home is visible.  At night turn on exterior lights to give a warm & welcoming impression Take a walk up to your front door & look at it as though you were a buyer.  First impressio...
02/06/2012
$1,100,000 Status: Sold $1,000,000 MLS® #: 40452328 PAN #:   File #: 2011221285 Legal Descr.: FABULOUS SUMMER GARDENS  Address: 1470 SUMMER ST # 2005 City: HALIFAX, B3H 3A3 Side of Road:   Lot Size: CONDO Shore Frontage:   Sq. Footage (MLA): 2,619 Total Fin SqFt.(TLA): 2,619 Building Dimensions:...
02/06/2012
There is a buyer for everything... IF THE PRICE IS RIGHT!!! Buyers' do not care what the seller owes on a home, how many credit cars they want to pay off with their equity, not whether or not they want to purchase some new toys with the funds from the sale of their home.  Buyers will only pay wha...
02/04/2012
I am doing some research for a client. I am representing a builder who has a large approx 4700 sq foot home under construction.  He is planning on putting high end finishes in the home: crown moulding, tray celings, tiled shower with rain head & separately operated handheld sprayer, hardwood, FHA...
02/02/2012
Like many Canadians, I too enjoy escaping the harsh Winter months for some R & R, sunshine, & a break from the snow.  We often spend hours scouring the internet for the best price & best place to vacation, make all the travel plans, stop the paper delivery, figure out what to pack, do you need t...
02/02/2012
Buyers! Take note! This lovely 2160 square foot split entry will be coming on the open market on Wednesday morning. For more photos & details on this terrific family home in Colby, please visit our website at http://www.MervEdinger.com on Wednesday! MLS®
01/30/2012
Hello! Thank you for taking the time to read our blog.  We, at Merv Edinger & Associates, are  currently working with buyers who are looking for the following: 1) A 4 bedroom, preferably with 2 or more baths move-in ready home within an hour of Halifax that allows for horses with barn, stable, et...
01/29/2012
Just a few interesting stats and facts about the industry and your company in 2011 that we thought you might find interesting, maybe even useful.   NSAR MLS Statical Information for 2011:   - Average Days in the Market in HRM for 2011: 94 Days   - Average list-to-ale Ratio in HRM for 2011: 97%  ...
01/26/2012
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